Brief: MTS signs LTE contracts with Nokia, Huawei, Ericsson, Samsung

19 Jun 2015

Russia’s largest cellco by subscribers Mobile TeleSystems (MTS) has signed new Long Term Evolution (LTE) network equipment supply contracts with four major vendors, namely Nokia, Huawei, Ericsson and Samsung, Reuters reports. MTS plans to buy equipment worth at least RUB10 billion (USD187.6 million) as part of the new contracts. According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database, by March 2015 MTS’s 4G LTE mobile services covered 77 of 85 Russian regions.

Russia, Mobile TeleSystems (MTS)